Why doesn’t Church ask us to Check In?

My favorite neighborhood restaurant is Vee Vee. They serve locally-sourced food in a cosy space. They deliver by bicycle. Inside, they’ve added a new sign:. And so I did,  posting a photo of my tasty meal. I visit a lot of churches, more churches than restaurants. I’ve yet to see a sign like this in a church. …

How to be a Bike Evangelist

In honor of Bike to Work Week and the Blessing of the Bicycles, I offer you my counsel on how to encourage others to use bikes for everyday transportation. This is for bike folks who are religious in their devotion to bicycles. As a pastor and a commuting convert, I can attest to the life …

Blessing of the Bicycles 2012

The “Blessing of the Bicycles” is in that sweet spot of my life, mixing my attempts at sustainable transportation, my practice of community outreach and my tendency to want to make everything a ‘spiritual discipline,’ even bicycles. This is third or fourth year that Hope Central Church has blessed our bicycles, and the second year …